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Delaware Natural Areas Advisory Council



The Delaware Natural Areas Advisory Council advises the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control on the administration of nature preserves and the preservation of natural areas. They work to ensure that areas of unusual natural significance are preserved for the benefit of present and future generations of Delawareans.

Contact Us

Office of Nature Preserves
302-739-9235

The Council, established by the Delaware General Assembly in 1978 (7 Del. Code ยง 7305), recommends criteria for acquisition and dedication of Nature Preserves and for the addition of Natural Areas to the State Registry of Natural Areas. It advises the Secretary on policies, rules and regulations governing the management, protection and use of Nature Preserves.

Meetings of the Natural Areas Advisory Council are listed on the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar.

Members

Debbie Heaton, Chair

James F. White, Vice Chair

Edward Lewandowski, Secretary

Theodore Palmer

Dr. Christopher M. Heckscher

John L. Williams, Esq.

Richard Bergold

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Preserving Delaware’s Natural Areas Today
For All Delawareans Tomorrow


 




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